‘Better Call Saul’ Star Bob Odenkirk Honored With Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

“Higher Name Saul” and “Breaking Unhealthy” star Bob Odenkirk acquired a star Monday on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame.

The star of the 16-time Emmy nominated producer, author, actor and lyricist is correct subsequent to that of Bryan Cranston, Odenkirk’s “Breaking Unhealthy” co-star.

The star ceremony was held on the former Redbury Resort constructing at 1725 Vine St., close to Hollywood Boulevard. Click on right here to look at.


Odenkirk reminisced on the ceremony about how he used to go to the Stroll of Fame and “faux” to indicate full disdain for all issues Hollywood.

“I walked the streets with my nostril excessive within the air, scoffing at each image of Hollywood and fame and well-known individuals and celebrities and every little thing about it that was so huge and distant and intimidating,” he stated.

“And I nonetheless try this. I nonetheless faux to disdain all of it. It is wholesome. It is higher that method. However inside, I do not disdain Hollywood. I adore it.”

David Cross and “Higher Name Saul” castmate Rhea Seehorn spoke on the ceremony, together with Odenkirk.

Cross and Odenkirk starred in and hosted the 1995-98 HBO sketch comedy “Mr. Present with Bob and David.” Odenkirk earned two Emmy nominations for excellent writing for a spread or music program and one for excellent music and lyrics because the lyricist for the music “How Excessive The Mountain.”

Odenkirk, Cross and Brian Posehn co-wrote “Hollywood Stated No!” a group of their unproduced screenplays which reached The New York Instances’ best-seller listing.

Bob Odenkirk with carole bennett, poses on his simply unveiled Stroll of Fame Star in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California on April 18, 2022. (Photograph by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photograph by ROBYN BECK/AFP by way of Getty Photographs)

The ceremony coincides with the beginning of the sixth and remaining season of “Higher Name Saul,” AMC’s spinoff of the 2008-2013 hit “Breaking Unhealthy.” Odenkirk made his first look as fast-talking felony protection lawyer Saul Goodman within the 2009 second-season “Breaking Unhealthy” episode, “Higher Name Saul,” in what was speculated to be a three-episode arc, however remained on the sequence for the remainder of its run.

Odenkirk acquired excellent lead actor in a drama sequence Emmy nominations in every of first 4 seasons of “Higher Name Saul.” He’s additionally a producer of “Higher Name Saul,” which acquired excellent drama sequence Emmy nominations in every of its 5 accomplished seasons, which resulted in 5 extra Emmy nominations for Odenkirk.

Odenkirk suffered what he known as a “small coronary heart assault” and collapsed on the present’s set in New Mexico, on July 27. He returned to the shoot six weeks later.

Born Oct. 22, 1962, in Berwyn, Illinois and raised in close by Naperville, Odenkirk graduated from Naperville North Excessive College when he was 16 years previous. He was a sketch author and performer on the radio stations at Marquette and Southern Illinois universities and a disc jockey for WIDB, Southern Illinois College’s student-run station.

Bob Odenkirk together with his spouse Naomi and their rescued canine, poses on his simply unveiled Stroll of Fame Star in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California on April 18, 2022. (Photograph by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photograph by ROBYN BECK/AFP by way of Getty Photographs)

Following school, Odenkirk was an improv performer in Chicago, together with performing with future “Saturday Evening Reside” forged members Chris Farley and Tim Meadows.

Odenkirk was a author for “Saturday Evening Reside” from 1987-1995, profitable an excellent writing in a spread or music program Emmy in 1989 and receiving a nomination within the class in 1991.

Odenkirk received his different Emmy in 1993 for excellent particular person achievement in writing a spread or music program for the one-season Fox sketch comedy sequence, “The Ben Stiller Present.”

Bob Odenkirk poses with the forged and creators of “Higher Name Saul” at his Hollywood Stroll of Fame Star star unveiling ceremony in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California on April 18, 2022. – With Odenkirk (from-L) Jonathan Banks, Vince Gilligan, Tony Dalton, Giancarlo Esposito, Bob Odenkirk, Patrick Fabian, Rhea Seehorn, Peter Gould and Michael Mando. (Photograph by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photograph by ROBYN BECK/AFP by way of Getty Photographs)

Odenkirk additionally acquired an Emmy nomination in 2013 as a co-executive producer of “The Simpsons,” which was nominated for excellent animated program.

Odenkirk’s different tv appearing credit embody “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “The Larry Sanders Present,” “Fargo” and the IFC sketch comedy sequence “The Birthday Boys,” which he was among the many government producers.

Odenkirk starred within the 2021 motion comedy thriller “No one.” His different movie credit embody the 2013 greatest image Oscar nominee “Nebraska.”

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 18: Rhea Seahorn and David Cross attend Bob Odenkirk Honored With Star On The Hollywood Stroll Of Fame on April 18, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photograph by Jerod Harris/Getty Photographs)

AMC introduced April 6 it was “fast-track growing a possible new sequence starring Odenkirk for 2023” titled “Straight Man,” based mostly on the novel by Richard Russo. AMC describes “Straight Man” as “a mid-life disaster story set at Railton School, instructed within the first particular person by William Henry Devereaux Jr. (Odenkirk), the unlikely chairman of the English division in a badly underfunded school within the Pennsylvania rust belt.”


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